Competitors try to dethrone Apple as top tablet maker
To keep up with the trending market, Samsung has been busy updating its range of tablet PCs and in particular the Galaxy Tab 2. An Australian-based tech website smh.com.au reported that the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 has been redesigned so that its storage space can [...]
Toshiba announces three new Excite series of tablets
Toshiba announced three new Android tablets recently and named them as the ‘Excite’ series of tablet PCs. These are the 10.1-inch Excite 10, the Excite 13 featuring a large 13.3-inch HD display, and the Excite 7.7 which features a 7.7-inch AMOLED display. All models [...]
Intel to launch StudyBook tablets for emerging markets
Digitimes reported on Tuesday that the giant chipmaker, Intel is to produce as well as to promote a tablet PC codenamed StudyBook targeting sales on emerging markets.
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The tablet is reported to be capable of dual [...]
Old 4G chip is the main cause of the new iPad heat issue
According to industry analyst, the recent heat problem with Apple’s new iPad is probably caused by the company’s decision to use the old 4G chip in an attempt to meet its launch deadline.
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Google – Amazon rivalry may set tablet prices down
You probably heard on the news that amazon’s Kindle fire is selling like hot cakes. In last year’s holiday season saw the Kindle Fire sales surged to a remarkable point. A tech website the verge stated,“bestselling product across all of Amazon [...]
Windows 8 tablet PCs to be launched in October
Following Microsoft’s introduction of Windows 8 in September-October, first-tier retailers which include Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer are working on x86-based tablets for launch probably in October, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, Digitimes reported.
Nokia and Microsoft to join venture a Windows 8 based 10-inch tablet
According to Digitimes citing sources at upstream component suppliers, that Nokia and Microsoft is working out a venture into manufacturing a 10-inch Windows 8-based tablet PC which will be powered by Qualcomm’s dual-core platform sometime in the fourth quarter of [...]
Demand for Tablet PCs may surpass desktop in 2012
Digitimes reported Thursday that due to increasing demand worldwide for the tablet PCs of all types, shipments of such device would probably touch 130 million units in 2013 and could even exceed shipments for those of the desktops.
The co-branded Asustek-Google tablet is due in May
Digitimes reports today that Google and Asustek will be unveiling a 7-inch co-branded tablet PC as early as May. Such move is seen by analysts as targeting directly on Amazon’s Kindle Fire because it will also be competitively priced at US$199-US$249.
Vendors of Mini Tablet PCs are worried if Apple launches its New iPad Mini
Based on an earlier report made my Digitimes as regards to Apple launching a 7.85-inch iPad (iPad mini) in the third quarter of 2012, other vendors have begun to feel the competitive pressure.
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